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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/15] Habana Labs kernel driver
On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 8:06 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
<> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 07:33:23AM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 11:37 PM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> > > As for what directory the code should live in, I suggested "misc" as
> > > there was no other universal location, and I hate to see new subsystems
> > > be created with only one driver, as that's pretty sad. But it's just a
> > > name/location, I have no dog in the fight, so I really don't care where
> > > it ends up in the tree, just as long as it gets merged somewhere :)
> >
> > I'm usually one to push back against new subsystems too, especially
> > when I see a framework proposal with just one driver. In this case,
> > given that we all know more vendors will come along, I think it makes
> > sense to take the discussion and establish structure now. This should
> > give some clarity to those who are out there that we haven't seen yet,
> > and give them a chance to prepare for things such as the low-level
> > userspace pieces mentioned above.
> >
> > So I think setting this up now is the right thing to do, we know there
> > will be more material here and having a common aggregation of it makes
> > sense.
> Ok, how about:
> drivers/deep_thought/
> as a first proposal.
> Let the bikeshedding begin! :)

My original proposal upthread was driver/accel. I'm not sure whether
Dave and/or anyone else wants to participate to start though, I hope
they will at least join in once things are heading in the direction
they want.

I'll post patches with the proposed moves and documentation of
expectations shortly, hopefully to collect acks.


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